Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scrum
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scrum 175 246 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.34% 12.75% 11.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 13.89% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 151 216 221
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,349
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,713 1,771 1,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.41% 91.76% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,472 1,430 1,691
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scrum in Wales.

Salary trend for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Wales over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Scrum in Wales

Scrum
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 150 £43,125 +1.47% 33
West Wales +12 13 £35,000 -12.96% 3
North Wales +6 10 - -
Mid Wales +26 2 - -
Scrum
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 151 (86.29%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (41.14%) JavaScript
3 70 (40.00%) Java
4 54 (30.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 46 (26.29%) Test Automation
6 44 (25.14%) Git (software)
7 42 (24.00%) .NET
8 36 (20.57%) JIRA
9 34 (19.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 33 (18.86%) Spring
10 33 (18.86%) AngularJS
11 31 (17.71%) DevOps
12 30 (17.14%) HTML
12 30 (17.14%) SQL
13 27 (15.43%) C#
13 27 (15.43%) CSS
13 27 (15.43%) Finance
13 27 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (15.43%) BDD
14 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
14 26 (14.86%) Web Services
15 25 (14.29%) Front End Development
16 24 (13.71%) Web Development
16 24 (13.71%) QA
17 23 (13.14%) TDD
18 22 (12.57%) Selenium
18 22 (12.57%) Node.js
19 21 (12.00%) User Experience
19 21 (12.00%) React
19 21 (12.00%) SDLC

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.14%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (7.43%) Confluence
3 9 (5.14%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) IIS
5 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.71%) JBoss
6 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.29%) GitHub
4 7 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.29%) IaaS
6 3 (1.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.71%) PaaS
6 3 (1.71%) SaaS
6 3 (1.71%) Serverless
7 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.14%) Office 365
7 2 (1.14%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.71%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.86%) MySQL
3 12 (6.86%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.43%) Big Data
6 3 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.14%) DB2
7 2 (1.14%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.14%) Power BI
7 2 (1.14%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.14%) SAS EBI
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (25.14%) Git (software)
2 36 (20.57%) JIRA
3 22 (12.57%) Selenium
4 20 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 18 (10.29%) Subversion
6 16 (9.14%) Jenkins
7 15 (8.57%) Visual Studio
8 14 (8.00%) Maven
9 12 (6.86%) Bitbucket
10 11 (6.29%) JUnit
10 11 (6.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (4.00%) Jasmine
11 7 (4.00%) Mocha
11 7 (4.00%) TestRail
11 7 (4.00%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.86%) Ant
12 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.86%) LoadRunner
13 4 (2.29%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (15.43%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Retail
3 6 (3.43%) Banking
4 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 80 (45.71%) Developer
2 23 (13.14%) Software Developer
3 21 (12.00%) Analyst
4 19 (10.86%) Software Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.00%) Junior
6 14 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 13 (7.43%) Junior Developer
8 12 (6.86%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.86%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (4.00%) Junior Software Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Scrum Master
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.00%) .NET
2 33 (18.86%) AngularJS
2 33 (18.86%) Spring
3 30 (17.14%) HTML
4 27 (15.43%) CSS
5 26 (14.86%) Web Services
6 22 (12.57%) Node.js
7 21 (12.00%) React
8 18 (10.29%) Hibernate
9 16 (9.14%) jQuery
10 15 (8.57%) JSON
11 14 (8.00%) REST
12 13 (7.43%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.43%) SOAP
13 12 (6.86%) RESTful
14 11 (6.29%) Apache Camel
14 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET
14 11 (6.29%) Kafka
15 8 (4.57%) Django
15 8 (4.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.00%) User Experience
2 15 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (6.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.71%) Windows
2 7 (4.00%) Linux
3 3 (1.71%) Android
3 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.71%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.14%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (86.29%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 46 (26.29%) Test Automation
4 31 (17.71%) DevOps
5 27 (15.43%) BDD
6 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
7 25 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 24 (13.71%) Web Development
9 23 (13.14%) TDD
10 21 (12.00%) SDLC
11 20 (11.43%) Kanban
12 19 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (8.57%) Project Management
14 14 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (7.43%) Mentoring
15 13 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.43%) Test Scripting
15 13 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (6.86%) Manual Testing
16 12 (6.86%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.14%) JavaScript
2 70 (40.00%) Java
3 30 (17.14%) SQL
4 27 (15.43%) C#
5 20 (11.43%) Python
6 18 (10.29%) C++
7 17 (9.71%) PHP
8 12 (6.86%) Go
9 8 (4.57%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.29%) Java 8
11 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.14%) C
12 2 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.14%) VBA
13 1 (0.57%) ABAP
13 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.71%) ISEB
4 9 (5.14%) Degree
5 8 (4.57%) CISMP
5 8 (4.57%) CISSP
6 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.71%) LPIC
7 3 (1.71%) MCSA
7 3 (1.71%) MCSE
8 2 (1.14%) MCP
9 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.71%) QA
2 7 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.86%) GDPR
3 5 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.86%) SLA
4 2 (1.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) Terraform
2 7 (4.00%) HP ALM
2 7 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.43%) Ansible
4 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.71%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.14%) Grafana
5 2 (1.14%) Kibana
5 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.57%) SAP
3 12 (6.86%) Oracle
4 9 (5.14%) Google
5 8 (4.57%) HP
6 7 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.43%) IBM
8 5 (2.86%) ATG
8 5 (2.86%) hybris
9 3 (1.71%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.71%) VMware
10 2 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.14%) Zend
11 1 (0.57%) Adobe
11 1 (0.57%) Citrix
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.57%) RedGate